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Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Dec 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Completed draft review and analysis of 6 interagency and 2 single-agency science strategies.
  • Developed an outline for a Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Science Strategy based upon these reviews.
  • Initiated a beta-test of a science proposal review process.


The “We Know, We Believe, And We Feel” Approach To Implementing Projects Under The Farm Bill To Benefit Sage-Grouse, Terry A. Messmer Oct 2006

The “We Know, We Believe, And We Feel” Approach To Implementing Projects Under The Farm Bill To Benefit Sage-Grouse, Terry A. Messmer

11th Triennial National Wildlife & Fisheries Extension Specialists Conference (2006)

Sage-grouse occupy less than 8% of their historic range. To address these declines, the western states and provinces have implemented sage-grouse management plans. These plans identified the need for local working groups (LWGs) to develop and implement conservation plans to address high priority issues. To facilitate LWGs in Utah, the Division of Wildlife Resources entered into a cooperative agreement with Utah State University Extension in 2001 to develop a Utah Community-Based Conservation (CBCP) program. Because sage-grouse occupy diverse landscapes each exhibiting different land ownership patterns, each of the sage-grouse management areas are somewhat unique. Thus, we believe the success of ...


Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending September 30, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Sep 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending September 30, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Desert Research Institute completed two Mojave Desert Ecosystem Health Assessment (i.e., Vital Signs) workshops in August 2006. Public Lands Institute assisted in preparing the workshop opening presentation on behalf of the interagency team.
  • Round 7 beta-test of the Phase I strategy delayed to the next quarter.


Community Engagement, Education & Research, Public Lands Institute Sep 2006

Community Engagement, Education & Research, Public Lands Institute

Presentations (PLI)

The Public Lands Institute is dedicated to strengthening the national fabric that is essential for the protection, conservation, and management of public lands.


Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending June 30, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Jun 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending June 30, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • The Desert Research Institute has completed one of two information collection (Vital Signs) workshops scheduled for May and August 2006.
  • The Science and Research Team charter was approved by the SNAP Board
  • A short-term (Phase I) science and research strategy has been completed, with the initial beta-test scheduled for Round 7 proposals.
  • Productive relationships with Clark County are being developed.
  • Interagency Science and Research Team meetings are conducted approximately once per month.


Science & Research Strategy Charter, Public Lands Institute May 2006

Science & Research Strategy Charter, Public Lands Institute

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Cooperatively established tools to measure ecosystem health are implemented
  • Common methodologies for data management are agreed to and implemented
  • Compatible database methods are utilized
  • Award of funding is fair and transparent
  • Establishment of a long-term strategy with tested and implemented proposal process


Presentation To Snap Board Of Directors, Public Lands Institute May 2006

Presentation To Snap Board Of Directors, Public Lands Institute

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Conduct survey and produce a written report on the various alternative workforce suppliers available to the federal agencies for land management activities; include descriptions of each type of supplier, types of work each can supply, and costs and reimbursement requirements.
  • Identify required agreements and/or contracts and suggested adjustments needed in agency staffing to support alternative workforce capabilities.


Presentation To National Park Service – Pacific West Region April 25, 2006, Public Lands Institute Apr 2006

Presentation To National Park Service – Pacific West Region April 25, 2006, Public Lands Institute

Presentations (PLI)

The Public Lands Institute is dedicated to strengthening the national fabric that is essential for the protection, conservation, and management of public lands.

In collaboration with federal, state, and non-profit partners, we are:

  • creating new knowledge
  • advancing technology
  • improving education
  • engaging the public to become involved in conservation and stewardship.


Presentation To National Park Service – Pacific West Region April 25, 2006, Public Lands Institute Apr 2006

Presentation To National Park Service – Pacific West Region April 25, 2006, Public Lands Institute

Presentations (PLI)

The Public Lands Institute is dedicated to strengthening the national fabric that is essential for the protection, conservation, and management of public lands.

In collaboration with federal, state, and non-profit partners, we are:

  • creating new knowledge
  • advancing technology
  • improving education
  • engaging the public to become involved in conservation and stewardship.


Earth Science & Public Policy: Increasing Our Spheres Of Influence, Margaret N. Rees Apr 2006

Earth Science & Public Policy: Increasing Our Spheres Of Influence, Margaret N. Rees

Presentations (PLI)

The UNLV Public Lands Institute is dedicated to strengthening the national fabric that is essential for the protection, conservation, and management of public lands.


Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending March 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Mar 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending March 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Interim (Phase I) Science and Research Strategy under development, with target
    completion by early May 2006.
  • Interagency Science and Research Team meetings conducted approximately every two weeks
  • Team extensively reviewed and approved plans, invitees, and timeline for two
    Ecosystem Health Assessment (Vital Signs) workshops scheduled for May and
    August 2006.


Presentation To Green Valley Rotary Club March 16, 2006, Public Lands Institute, Nancy Flagg Mar 2006

Presentation To Green Valley Rotary Club March 16, 2006, Public Lands Institute, Nancy Flagg

Presentations (PLI)

The Public Lands Institute is dedicated to strengthening the national fabric that is essential for the protection, conservation, and management of public lands.

In collaboration with federal, state, and non-profit partners, we are:

  • creating new knowledge
  • advancing technology
  • improving education
  • engaging the public to enhance public lands stewardship.


Public Lands, Public Lands Institute Mar 2006

Public Lands, Public Lands Institute

Presentations (PLI)

The Public Lands Institute is fully engaged in strengthening the national fabric that is essential for the protection, conservation, and management of public lands.


Presentation To Outside Las Vegas Foundation January 23, 2006, Public Lands Institute Jan 2006

Presentation To Outside Las Vegas Foundation January 23, 2006, Public Lands Institute

Presentations (PLI)

The Public Lands Institute is dedicated to strengthening the national fabric that is essential for the protection, conservation, and management of public lands.

In collaboration with federal, state, and non-profit partners, we are:

  • creating new knowledge
  • advancing technology
  • improving education
  • engaging the public to become involved in conservation and stewardship.


The Abundance Of Different Dragonfly Species At Furman Lake - 2006, Wade Worthen Jan 2006

The Abundance Of Different Dragonfly Species At Furman Lake - 2006, Wade Worthen

Furman Lake Restoration Book Gallery

A line graph showing the abundance of fifteen different species of dragonflies spotted over a five month period at Furman Lake in 2006.